The Terrifying, Deadly Avalanche That Went Down In Utah History In 1926

Our most recent snowstorm brings much-needed water to the Beehive State, but new snow can also increase the danger of avalanches. The Utah Avalanche Center is currently reporting that the avalanche danger along the Wasatch Front is considerable.

More than 80 years ago, a devastating avalanche swept through a Utah town with disastrous results.

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Had you heard about this horrific disaster? Here’s another Utah disaster that took many lives and devastated a small town.